The Internet plays an important role in how people learn, communicate, do business and go about their daily lives. We advise the Australian Government about all Australians having access to high-quality, reliable and affordable Internet services.

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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
The Government has released a roadmap for action in response to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Digital...
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
Every year around 195,000 new proprieties are built in Australia. The Australian Government has in place arrangements so people...
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
This Scams Awareness Week, learn how to protect yourself from scams and get smarter with your data!
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
We are seeking input on the design of the Regional Connectivity Program.

Policies (Internet)

Online content regulation

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Illegal and offensive online content is regulated through the Online Content Scheme under Schedule 5 and 7 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 through a complaints-based mechanism. The Scheme is designed to protect consumers, particularly children, from exposure to inappropriate or harmful material....

Telecommunications in new developments

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Did you know that checking what telecommunications infrastructure is available is an important step before buying or building your new home?

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